We are excited to offer three prekindergarten and preschool programs to engage students and spark learning in a safe, stimulating environment: STEM Sprouts Academy, Title 1 Preschool or Special Services Developmental preschool. Please review our programs below to select the right fit for your child. 


Your child will explore, experiment and learn through Project Lead the Way STEM curriculum. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math and is a new approach to hands-on learning. We transform our classrooms into an exciting world of curiosity, problem-solving and creativity all to prepare our students for kindergarten.

  • Open to children age 4 by August 1, 2019.
  • Open to residents from all counties.
  • Full Day / Monday – Friday
  • Investment $17.50 / per day
  • Extended care available, 6:30 AM – 6 PM, additional charges apply.

Brooklyn STEM Academy
251 North Church St
Brooklyn, IN

Jennifer Teare, Principal
Tel 317-831-2150
[email protected]



Title I is a federal program created to reduce the cost of preschool for students. If selected, applicants would receive preschool education either free or for a lower rate.

Title I preschool is a full-day program for students and located within five elementary schools at the MSD of Martinsville: Brooklyn STEM Academy, Charles L. Smith Fine Arts Academy, Paragon Elementary (project-based learning), Poston Road Elementary (Spanish immersion) and South Elementary School of Communications.

To apply for enrollment in the Title I preschool program, please see the following federal guidelines below: 

  1. Child is 4 years on or by August 1, 2019.
  2. Child resides within the boundaries of one of the Title I schools listed above.
  3. If selected, student will be assigned to the school closest to their home address.
  4. Parents provide transportation to and from school.

Selection Guidelines/ Deadline

  • Selection is based on academic need. (Assessment is given during the selection process that includes criteria such as teacher observations, family income, parent interviews and developmentally appropriate measures of student development.)
  • Unfortunately, submitting an application does not guarantee enrollment.
  • Application deadline is June 1, 2019.

Next Steps

  • Once the state of Indiana Title I program approves the funding amount for our district, we will be able to determine how many students will be selected for preschool. At that time, we will contact all applicants with further information.

To apply, please click below:

Artesians, prekindergarten applications are now closed for the 2019-2020 school year. However, please apply. Applicants will be placed on our waiting list. We will contact applicants if additional space becomes available.


Julie Sullivan, Title 1 Co-Director
Tel 765-349-1486, Ext 16 (through May 31)
Tel 765-342-6641, Ext 1009 (starting June 3)
[email protected]


We offer special services developmental preschool for children who are between the ages of 3 and 5 years old. To meet with a member of our team or for any question, please contact us.



Special Services Department
765-342-6641, Ext 1036

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